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March 7, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction
A senior U.S. diplomat stressed Russia's "self-interest" in eliminating Syria's chemical arms, as a rift grew between Moscow and other capitals over Ukraine.
Some of Russia's neighbors are looking to boost their military capabilities in the face of the nuclear-armed power's continued occupation of Crimea.
A White House official confirmed that U.S. envoys will push to establish global standards for safeguarding sensitive materials at an upcoming Nuclear Security Summit.
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GOP senators were unable to stop the confirmation of a key Obama arms-control nominee, despite concerns about her role in arms control with Russia.
March 6, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | ICBMs
The Pentagon on Wednesday said the credibility of North Korea's newest intercontinental ballistic missile is low, as the weapon has not yet been tested.
March 6, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Biological Counterproliferation and Defense , Bio-Preparedness and Response , Medical Countermeasures
The Obama administration this week asked Congress for a $300 million "final" appropriation to construct a new biodefense laboratory in Kansas.
Analysts say Russia achieved "important steps" over the last year in modernizing submarines, aircraft and missile forces critical to its nuclear deterrent.
Washington is preparing to analyze conditions inside an underground nuclear-waste site vacated following a leak last month, the Associated Press reports.
The United States is requesting that the U.N. Security Council consider punishing North Korea for its recent test-firing of short-range ballistic missiles.
Quote of the Day
Lt. Gen. Charles Davis, the U.S. Air Force military deputy for acquisition, on the growing price tag of a new nuclear-capable bomber.
Of course it's not going to be $550 million a copy, once you add in everything.